So Personal, But So Universal

Bright Eyes is the Bob Dylan of our generation and never ceases to astound me with his brilliance with words and music. This song, “First Day of My Life” is one of my all-time favorite songs. There is something so deeply personal about love, yet it is one of the few things that everyone can … Continue reading

Return

Hell All, I apologize for my hiatus. I have had an eventful semester, too eventful to maintain the sort of dedication to this blog that I would have liked to have done. But, rest assured, I hope to begin contributing quite frequently. Thank you for your patience and I hope to capture some of your … Continue reading

My Girl

So, my life was on track and going great until today. I made a poor and foolish decision. I only meant to aid and empower a new friend who has been extremely down on her luck and self-esteem of late. However, it was taken the wrong way and misunderstood. Being 3,000 miles away doesn’t help … Continue reading

love’s final act

What sweet elixir long-last has ceased it effects, Must the veil be pulled from what was so perfect? My world was set euphoric upon your arrival, My heart never knew its bounds before you, But, now it prepares for a low unknown. Hark! Help! Halt! All hands on deck, For life is raining, The gutters … Continue reading

Twilight Fad

Say the word “twilight” in a room of tweens and see the hysteria ensue. It is this hysteria that has prompted the writing of this piece. I want to discuss the whole Twilight Saga craze that is upon the nation at present. As an English Literature major and Harry Potter fan, I felt it necessary … Continue reading

Blockbuster Video, Have They Gone Too Far?

With the rising popularity and use of such movie services as Netflix and Red Box, Blockbuster Video has seemingly had to leap through hoops to remain relevant in the home movie rental market. They initiated a no late fee program, which was then terminated. They initiated a one dollar-one night rental program, which has since … Continue reading

Obsession With the Downfall of Others

Why are we, as a society, so attracted to the collapse and fall of others, primarily celebrities? I think that celebrities are brought into this conversation simply by the mere nature of the fact that they are in the lime light, they are more accessible to the public than others. I remember when Britney Spears … Continue reading

ASUA Senate Candidate Debates…

I attended the ASUA Senate candidate debates this evening and left with both feelings of optimism and surprise. I am optimistic in a few of the candidates whom I have not yet had the chance to meet or hear their views. A few candidates impressed me. I feel as though facebook groups and flyers can … Continue reading

The Beatles Break-Up

It is about time I purge the subject of The Beatles on this blog, given that I hold myself to be their greatest fan. I chose to illuminate the subject of the band’s disbanding. This is a topic that his highly debated and one that I feel is often misunderstood. First off, many have fallen … Continue reading

The Hardest Working Man In Show Business

Mr. James Brown the “Hardest Working Man In Show Business” For those of you who have not had the privilege of an intimate introduction into the birth of funk with James Brown, let it begin. I want the music to speak for itself, but a little background is necessary as a framework to truly understand … Continue reading